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Jan 17, 2013 10:30am PST
to ask an institution and the portal neighborhood, ruth wallace, if you could please come up. [cheering and applauding] >> it is, it is my honor, our honor to present today what i think is one of the most important ones. every award here is important. but we're recognizing the work of a young person, and i think that any time that we involve young people in this effort you know that not only are you making a difference today, but you're actually making a difference for the future. and on a side note, i'd have to say that i'm very proud as the district 9 supervisor, that includes the portola, because so many of the awards are going to that amazing neighborhood, the portola. [cheering and applauding] >> i think the award here is the come back neighborhood. i'm so proud. anyway, let me talk about the following and i'll turn it over to ruth. this is our youth neighborhood leader award to jack ollenger. i don't know if jack can please stand and come up. let me tell you a little about jack. [cheering and applauding] >> jack ollenger, he is 12 years old. he's been a tremendous help to the port
Jan 12, 2013 8:30am PST
to know how to do a garden tour, ruth wallace is your woman. come on up, ruth. (applause) [cheering and applauding] >> thanks. thank you. we'd like to take over the show. i just want to say it's a great honor and it's a really great event. if you haven't been to the portola garden tour, 2013 will be september 28th, mark your calendars. get your tickets early. and if i could, there are so many people involved in this, i'd like if all the gardners that have shown their gardens and the people on the committee could stand up for just a second so you could see how many of us there really are. (applause) >> thank you very much. ♪ ♪ >> wonderful, what a great award that is. i'd like to take a moment and acknowledge supervisor scott wiener has joined us here this evening. someone who we all know. (applause) >> has done an amazing job in district 8 and making that a wonderful place to live for thousands of residents there, including my father. so, thank you very much. he thanks you. fourth generation, you know? without further ado i'd like to invite someone who was standing on the stage
Jan 15, 2013 10:30am PST
neighborhood is when we decided we were going to have a new branch library. ruth wallace came up with the idea of a garden tour and a lot of us thought, a garden tour? our neighborhood? who is going to come? well, we had every -- we've done it for six years. every year we've grown incrementally. after the first two years of raising money for the library -- there's our new library -- we then it was such a great community builder that we recently decided to keep wanting to volunteering and do it. we established a scholarship at city college for the horticultural department. and we have just gone gangbusters. we get good press and we get to see everybody's neighbor -- all our neighbors' gardens. because of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because she's constantly peeking over fences and leaving fliers in people's mailboxes saying, do you want to be on the garden tour, and all this sort of thing. but anyway, so, we've -- just to show you how much the neigh
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